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Zeyringer, Franz


biographical statement

Primrose International Viola archive, website viewed May 26, 2011 (b.1920; viola soloist, teacher, and author of books and many articles on the viola; founder and president of the Internationale Viola Gesellschaft; 1968-88 president of the Internationale Viola Gesellschaft and honorary president; wrote Literatur für Viola, one of the most comprehensive records of published music for the viola containing over 14,000 entries of compositions for the viola; wrote Die Viola da braccio, contains subjects relating to the viola, from the derivation of the word viola, the question of its size, history of viola performance, to the International Viola archive at BYU; was one of the founders of this archive and one of its primary donors)

All things strings, May 26, 2011: News (d. 2009)

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Franz Zeyringer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7861
Scope and Contents

Collection includes Franz Zeyringer's personal correspondence, articles, and magazines, and booklets relating to the viola and Zeyringer's viola career, 1963-1993.

Dates: approximately 1963-1993